Essay #1 OPTION #2 Then choose one major essay question, a question of which you have the most interest in and you feel would make a great essay topic. Write an 600 word essay regarding your answer to this question (the answer will be the thesis). In this essay use textual evidence to support your claim (quotes from Puddn’head). Also use GALILEO and find one outside source. Use this text in your essay (MLA format) as support for your claim. Have an MLA works cited sheet. You will be graded on composition (how well you argue your claim), grammar and MLA format. Essay #1 Submit OPTION #2 in a word doc. file. ——- Essay Questions on Pudd’nhead Wilson 16. One of the key oppositions in this book is between law and justice, right and wrong. How do characters in the novel see the law, and is the law always the way that they choose to administer justice? In what ways is “wrong” enshrined in law? In what ways might the idea of a “fiction of law and custom” apply to several elements of life in Dawson’s landing? Pudd’nhead Wilson proposes several skewed or alternative systems of administering or settling disputes, including fighting, duels, whipping, and lynching. Essay #1 Why does the novel rely so much upon these alternative systems of justice? How do they reflect or comment upon more traditional forms of law? For that matter, why are there so many lawyers in this book?